A panel of mobile wallet experts at MobileCon today predicted slow pathway to user adoption of technologies such as Near-Field Communication in the U.S.
The release is reportedly set for Oct. 29, the same date as Microsoft's plan for its Windows Phone launch
Verizon Wireless said it will launch faster LTE wireless service in 21 cities on Oct. 18, reaching a total of 410 markets two months ahead of schedule.
Sprint will offer four new devices this fall for high-speed LTE networks, including the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 tablet and the LG Optimus G smartphone.
American Airlines plans to buy some 17,000 first-generation Samsung Galaxy Note devices for use by flight attendants on its planes.
A Sprint spokeswoman called the results "surprising" and defended the carrier's initial LTE launches in a handful of cities over the summer.
Research in Motion Wednesday released a BlackBerry PlayBook OS update that adds full device encryption to secure personal data stored on the device to go along with the already-available encryption for corporate data.
Samsung Galaxy S III's display is thinner and has a greater range of colors than that of the Apple iPhone 5, an IHS iSuppli teardown analysis revealed Tuesday.
AT&T will soon launch Sony's Xperia TL smartphone, which features Near Field Communication (NFC) but not LTE wireless. Pricing was not announced.
AT&T will exclusively offer the first touchscreen-enabled mobile hotspot, the new MiFi Liberate, for use with its emerging LTE network, the carrier announced Thursday.
If the iPhone 5 sells as well as expected, it could create challenges for IT shops wrestling with bring-your-own-device policies.
Motorola Mobility, a division of Google, has created an ad that mocks the troubled Apple Maps application in iOS 6.
Starbucks said Friday it will update Passbook in iOS 6 at the end of September, presumably meaning it will integrate its existing Starbucks digital payment card into the new mobile app from Apple.
When Apple announces its next iPhone as expected on Wednesday, many analysts predict it will have faster LTE wireless capability along with other improvements.
The season opener will offer 802.11n Wi-Fi network connectivity so fans can chat and share photos and videos during the games in Gillette Stadium.